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Rhubarb Punch

Rhubarb Punch
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)
by in Mar 2002

Total Time: 15

Yield: about 2 quarts

This refreshing punch is cheering and unexpected, and gets such a pretty pink hue from the rhubarb. The base mix is sweet, but as the melting ice dilutes it, it achieves perfect balance.

Learn more with additional photos by viewing the Rhubarb Punch blog.
Rhubarb Punch
Photo/Art by Aimee Seavey


  • 1 pound rhubarb
  • 1 cup plus 1 quart water, divided
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice


Wash and trim rhubarb, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Cook in a heavy saucepan with 1 cup water and cinnamon over moderate heat, covered, 10 minutes.

Strain juices and discard rhubarb. Stir in sugar. Chill; add remaining lemon juice, pineapple juice, and water, and serve over ice.
Updated Monday, June 9th, 2014

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